Reasons for choosing IB Computer Science

The number of jobs opening projected in 2018 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education) fields will reach 2.8 million and approximately half of these will be in the fields of Computer Science as it is one of the most dynamic markets in many countries.  click here to open IB guide in new tab 

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Course Break Down Over 2 Years 

IB Year 1 CS Semester 1

Semester 1 Part 1( 10-11 weeks ) Hours approx 3.5 hours per week Monday ? Total 38.5 hours

Topic 1: System fundamentals (20 hours)


Topic 2: Computer organization (6 hours)


Topic 3: Networks (9 hours)


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Semester 1 Part 2 ( 7 weeks ) Hours approx 3.5 hours per week Monday ? Total 24.5 hours

Topic 5: Abstract data structures (23 hours)


Semester 2  Full ( 16 weeks ) Hours approx 3.5 hours per week Monday ? Total 56 hours

Topic 6: Resource management (8 hours)


Topic 7: Control (14 hours)


Topic 4: Computational thinking, problem-solving and programming (45 hours)



IB Year 2 CS Semester 1

Option ? Web Sceince ? Databases

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